For serious students that want to learn every aspect of DJing from the history to advanced skills, The San Diego Turntable Institution is for everyone. If you're a beginner that hasn't touched a turntable before or a professional that wants to improve their skills, there is always a course you can take. The San Diego Turntable Institution has been recognized in the San Diego City Beat and The San Diego Union Tribune. The institute has also brought instructional clinics to The Museum of Contemporary Arts La Jolla and various junior high schools and establishments around the greater San Diego Area. We also offer courses in Serato & the MPC.
WE HAVE BOTH FEMALE AND MALE TEACHERS!
Contact our staff at the San Diego Turntable Institution if you have any questions regarding our school. Feel free to give us a call at any time.
San Diego Turntable Institution
7580 Trade Street Suite C, San Diego, CA 92121
Where is the Turntable Institution?
We are located in San Diego, CA at the Earthbound Radio Studios Miramar. 7580 Trade Street Suite C, San Diego, CA 92121. The phone number is 1(866) 244-8411.
How do I sign up for one of your courses?
You can sign up for the classes over the phone by calling our voicemail at 1(866) 244-8411.
How do I know which level class I should sign up for?
Here is a basic outline of our courses, for any additional questions please give us a call at 1(866) 244-8411
BASIC DJING & MIXING
For the student that has never touched a turntable before.
MIXING / SCRATCHING
Strengthening the fundamentals of mixing and scratching.
Advanced mixing, basic scratching and beat juggling, set programing, dj self-promotion
Do I have to be a certain age to take a courses ?
There is no age requirement to take a class at the San Diego TurntableInstitution. In the past we have had students ranging in age from 8 to 60. The only thing we request of our students is that they have a sincere interest in learning how to DJ. We do offer clean/ age appropriate music suitable for all occasions.
How long do courses last?
Courses last for 4 weeks meeting once per week for one hour sessions.
Does San Diego TurntableInstitution offer practice time?
If you are a current student at San Diego TurntableInstitution, then you are provided with free practice time during the week BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Who are your instructors?
Our classes are taught by some of the best DJ’s in San Diego. In addition to our celebrity instructors, classes also feature some of S.D’s up and coming club and turntablist DJ’s.
What happens if I miss a class?
Please make arrangements with you teacher for making up any classes.
What type of music do you teach people to spin?
The instruction you will receive at San Diego Turntable Institution is not genre specific. We teach the fundamentals that apply to every genre. Our students spin all types of music, from hip hop to house to rock. Please talk more with your instructor if you have any questions about what style of music will be used for you individual class.
Where does San Diego Turntable Institution teach classes?
We teach the majority of our classes at our offices located at 7580 Trade Street Suite C, San Diego, CA 92121, but we are able to come to your location as well. Looking for an activity for your school or business function? birthday or bachelorette parties? We can bring special courses to you that will be made to fit your event needs.
Do you offer any sort of job placement after completion of a course?
The San Diego Turntable Institution does not currently find employment for its students. During the course of the session we can teach students how to make a mix tape, how to market themselves, and how to put together a club set. It is up to each individual student to use these skills to find their own gigs.
Does San Diego Turntable Institution offer lodging to out of town students?
No, San Diego Turntable Institution does not have dorms for its students. If you need a place to stay, check out www.hotels.com for cheap hotel rates in the San Diego area.